Following Up On My Last Post I wanted to share with you a personal story about when my horse reacted to my tension. Oddly, enough it was the day after I wrote the post all about that! I Have A New Horse If you have read recent posts, I have a new horse. I have … Continue reading Practice What I Preach…
My Heart Horse Zelda Started It All If you have read much of the blog, you probably have read about Zelda. She was my heart horse. I got her when I was in high school. We had our highest highs, and our lowest lows together. We were always there for each other though, and we … Continue reading My Wish Came True
Make Up Week So this is make up lesson week at the farm. Meaning we have a break week in between a few lesson weeks to get make ups done. That way at the end of the session we aren’t stuck trying to cram all the make up’s in. So I only had three lessons … Continue reading Monday, Monday
Written by Amelia, Cool’s new owner! First Riding Cool I don’t remember the first time I rode Cool. I know that the first time I rode him was one of the first times I had ridden a horse that wasn’t an experienced lesson horse like I was used to riding. The most difficult horses I … Continue reading Cool Update!
It Came To Me In A Text! My Uncle George sent me a text the other day, with a link to a Lipizzaner stallion performance that was on a television network overseas. Evidently, these stallions have not had one of their complete performances televised in over 50 years! It is a long performance, and not … Continue reading Lipizzaner Stallions Television Performance!
Not Exciting, But Necessary A complete equine first aid kit. All barns have first aid kits for their horses ( or they should ). Some horse owners even have one especially for their horse. The thing is, at least at our farm, a lot of time things in the first aid kit get used up … Continue reading A Christmas Present For The Whole Barn- First Aid Kit For Horses
Started With Morning Chores As all weekend days do. They started with taking care of the barn chores. It doesn’t take long though. There was a whole gang of us yesterday. We wanted to get done so we could ride! Sunday Games We have played mounted games the past two Sundays. It was so much … Continue reading Sunday Funday 11/22!
Probably Sounds Pretty Lame Right? Well, considering that I have only walked and trotted. With a few steps of canter here and there since I got hurt, I never would have expected I would stay on if my horse bucked. I did though! Sunday Funday A group of us at the barn were playing mounted … Continue reading My Horse Bucked And I Didn’t Fall Off!
Why? For one I used to keep a journal of my lessons. Making notes on what we did and how the students are progressing. Prior to my TBI, I could do the lessons and then come inside and write in the journal. Now, I can’t remember by the time I get inside exactly what happened, … Continue reading Monday Lesson Report
Where Have I Been? I have had computer trouble. Then internet connection trouble, then blog trouble. On top of a crazy schedule out at the barn, and of course Halloween. I have been slacking, but I’m back! A Photographic Update! Spooky Mornings At The Farm Building A New Run In Shed At The Back 40 … Continue reading Catch Up Post!